5 Christchurch Marathon Training Tips for 2017

Christchurch Marathon

As you may know the 2014 Christchurch Airport Marathon is just  months away on the 4th June 2017. This event gives runners a chance to compete in a 42km – Full Marathon,  21 km – Half Marathon or a 10km or Kids’ Mara’Fun. Inspired by the 1974 Commonwealth Games marathon, the Christchurch Airport Marathon event is renowned as…

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5 Pre Workout Snacks We Love ( with Infographic )

pre workout snack feature

It is always a good idea to refuel your engine with something light 1 hour to 3o minutes before your workout. You have probably posed the question “What do you eat to fuel you for a workout” without leaving you feeling heavy, full and like the food is sitting in your stomach. When you make…

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Top tips from the SportsMed Reception team!

If you have an injury or your just new to using our general and sports specific services, no doubt you have questions. Every day our superb reception team get asked lots of questions about what we do here at SportsMed.  So we thought it would be great to share some of these questions, with answers, to…

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Are you ready for the Christchurch City to Surf?

With less than one month to go its time to beat the feet in preparation for the  annual Christchurch City to Surf. This fun run or walk can be enjoyed by the whole family so lets go ahead and make this the biggest race yet. Having something to train for is a great way to help keep…

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Did you know we can analyse your cycling style?

Analyse your cycling style

Would you like to increase your performance on a bike? Your posture and stance on a bike can be a huge advantage or a hindrance when it comes to a days cycling or a race. We have all seen those people, coasting along the road, in a really light gear, pushing the pedals with their heels,…

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Christchurch City to Surf 2020 training starts now…

Carrying a bit too much weight after the holiday season? 2020 is here, and it is time to beat the feet and work off some of that Christmas stuffing. Looking to re-energise yourself? Then why dust off your shoes and set yourself a goal of a 14 or 6km walk or run and enter the…

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Mainland Pride Win National Women’s Title

A third National Women’s League title in four years has been earned by Canterbury United Pride after a well-deserved 2-0 win over Capital Football in the final at English Park in Christchurch this afternoon.   Sportsmed Providing physiotherapy to football players It is the first season that SportsMed have been providing the physiotherapy services to…

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3 Reasons to Consider Sports Nutrition For Your Next Endurance Event

Sports Nutrition

Are you thinking of entering one of the many endurance events on offer this summer? If you have started training, now is a good time to ask yourself whether your diet is up to the task and start thinking about Sports Nutrition.  Whether you are a novice or an experienced pro, nutrition plays a key…

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Would you like to be part of a Joint Laxity Study?

We are conducting a study comparing measures of joint laxity to help determine what tests are useful to perform in patients with certain joint problems. The study will involve filling out a quick questionnaire and having simple measurements of joint laxity recorded. Participation is completely voluntary and all data collected is anonymous, your care will…

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